On September 23, 2013 healthcare Business Associates & their subcontractors are at risk for millions of dollars in fines if they have not prepared for the new HIPAA HITECH Omnibus. Read HealthCare Too's FREE white paper for more information.
Online PR News – 21-August-2013 – Columbus, OH – Starting September 23, 2013 Business Associates must be in compliance with the new HIPAA Final Rule. This is the first time that Business Associates are directly liable for violations under HIPAA, with potentially millions of dollars in fines. Any business that supports healthcare providers, health plans, or healthcare clearinghouses needs to be aware of these changes. Examples of Business Associates include:
Claims processing or administration,
Data analysis, processing or administration,
Quality assurance billing,
HealthCare Too, a provider of medical-grade Cloud Hosting and HIPAA HITECH compliance consulting, has produced a FREE White Paper to help Business Associates better understand why HIPAA HITECH regulations matter now. Titled "HIPAA and Business Associates: Tempest in a Teapot or Perfect Storm?", the White Paper offers analysis at varying degrees of detail on changes in the HIPAA HITECH regulations that now specifically concern Business Associates and their subcontractors.
The HealthCare Too white paper is structured to provide:
*The Paragraph to those who want only the highest overview,
*The Page for those who want more structure and analysis but limited details,
*The Details for those who want complete analysis and references/citations,
*The Summary of the seven major changes that will lead to a "perfect storm".
HealthCare Too makes this white paper freely available (no registration required) in order to create awareness of these major HIPAA HITECH compliance changes for Covered Entities and Business Associates. Download a PDF copy of the white paper from the Reference section of our website (http://www.healthcaretoo.com) or directly from www.healthcaretoo.com/hipaa-and-business-associates-tempest-in-a-teapot-or-perfect-storm.
Services provided by HealthCare Too for Covered Entities and Business Associates include:
HIPAA Privacy Security Compliance
Medical Cloud Healthcare Hosting
HIPAA Business Associate Agreements
HIPAA Workforce Training (through our partnership with 4medapproved)
About HealthCare Too
HealthCare Too is a certified Women Business Enterprise (WBENC and NWBOC) that delivers medical-grade cloud hosting, technology and HIPAA HITECH compliance services to healthcare practices, clearinghouses, plans and Business Associates. Supporting MD, DO, OD, DDS, LMT, nutritionists, acupuncturists, midwives, and others, HealthCare Too helps them be part of the digital healthcare system and HIPAA compliant through its cost-effective, medical-grade shared services. HealthCare Too makes that easier and less expensive.